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APSU Center of Excellence for the Creative Arts receives grant to bolster efforts with local school teachers

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – The Austin Peay State University (APSU) Center of Excellence for the Creative Arts recently received a $10,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Arts to expand the University’s arts education partnership with the local school system.

Randy Barron, a John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts teaching artist, led workshops last October as part of the CECA-CMCSS Partners in Education program. (APSU)

Randy Barron, a John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts teaching artist, led workshops last October as part of the CECA-CMCSS Partners in Education program. (APSU)

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Austin Peay State University Community School for the Arts offers writing class to veterans, families

 

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Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – After Ellen Taylor walked into the room, she nudged her desk slightly to face the center of the classroom. The move, whether conscious or unconscious, signaled something intrinsic to the class that was about to start.

Taylor was ready to share. Her classmates were ready to share.

Joe Shakeenab and Jeff Bagley, both 28-year Army veterans, discuss the stories they’re working on in Writing for Military and Families, a class offered at Austin Peay State University through the Community School of the Arts.

Joe Shakeenab and Jeff Bagley, both 28-year Army veterans, discuss the stories they’re working on in Writing for Military and Families, a class offered at Austin Peay State University through the Community School of the Arts.

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APSU presents The Pajama Game, featuring several guest artists

 

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Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – On Thursday, April 11th, 2019 the Austin Peay State University Department of Theatre and Dance will present “The Pajama Game,” directed by Dr. Christopher Bailey and sponsored by the APSU Center of Excellence for the Creative Arts.

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APSU Art + Design hosting 51st Juried Student Art Exhibition

 

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Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – The Austin Peay State University (APSU) Department of Art + Design is celebrating the end of the 2018-19 academic year with the 51st Annual Juried Student Exhibition.

The professionally juried exhibition opened in The New Gallery on April 1st and runs through April 24th, 2019.

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Austin Peay State University Ovation Awards to be held March 31st

 

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CECA Advisory BoardClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University President Alisa White and the APSU Center of Excellence for the Creative Arts (CECA, or “seek-ah”) invite the entire community to the 2019 Ovation Awards, a family-friendly celebration of the arts.

Billy Renkl is winner of this year's Individual Artist Award.

Billy Renkl is winner of this year’s Individual Artist Award.

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Austin Peay State University Art+Design welcomes Smithsonian Award-winning graphic designer Gail Anderson to APSU Campus

 

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Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – The Austin Peay State University (APSU) Department of Art+Design, with support from the APSU Center of Excellence for the Creative Arts, is pleased to welcome Gail Anderson, graphic designer and Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian, 2018 Lifetime Achievement Award recipient, to campus this week.

Her lecture, which is free and open to the public, will take place at 6:00pm on Thursday, February 21st, in room 120 of the Austin Peay State University Art + Design building.

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Austin Peay State University’s CECA announces 2018-2019 Tennessee Artist Fellow

 

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Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – The Austin Peay State University (APSU) Center of Excellence for the Creative Arts (CECA) recently announce that Bryce McCloud, of Nashville Tennessee, is the 2018-19 recipient of the Tennessee Artist Fellowship.

The CECA Tennessee Artist Fellowship was created to celebrate contemporary art and to support the continued creative work of exceptional Tennessee artists.

Bryce McCloud received this year's Tennessee Artist Fellowship from the Austin Peay State University Center of Excellence for the Creative Arts.

Bryce McCloud received this year’s Tennessee Artist Fellowship from the Austin Peay State University Center of Excellence for the Creative Arts.

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APSU Center of Excellence for the Creative Arts sponsors arts experiences like trip to Roxy Regional Theatre

 

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Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Anticipation rippled through the Barkers Mill Elementary School third, fourth and fifth graders as they witnessed Fern pondering what to name her piglet.

Some students giggled and leaned toward each other’s ears, whispering. Other students shifted forward in their seats at the Roxy Regional Theatre and whispered – a bit more loudly – at the stage.

APSU CECA sponsors trip to see “Charlotte’s Web” at the Roxy Regional Theatre.

APSU CECA sponsors trip to see “Charlotte’s Web” at the Roxy Regional Theatre.

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APSU Theatre and Dance presents Suzan-Lori Parks’ In the Blood

 

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Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – On Thursday, February 7th, 2019 the Austin Peay State University (APSU) Department of Theatre and Dance will continue their 2018 – 2019 season with “In the Blood” by Suzan-Lori Parks.

The play contains mature subject matter and themes, including explicit language, violence and sexual content. This play is not recommended for children.

“In the Blood” to be performed by the APSU Department of Theatre and Dance, February 7th through February 10th.

“In the Blood” to be performed by the APSU Department of Theatre and Dance, February 7th through February 10th.

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‘Art21’ artist Leonardo Drew to speak at Austin Peay State University

 

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Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – The Austin Peay State University (APSU) Department of Art + Design, with support from the Center of Excellence for the Creative Arts, is pleased to welcome “Art21” featured artist, Leonardo Drew, to Austin Peay State University.

“We are really excited to have Leonardo visit APSU for a CECA Visiting Artist Lecture,” said Michael Dickins, chair of the Visiting Artist Speaker Committee.

Austin Peay State University welcomes “Art21” featured artist, Leonardo Drew to campus.

Austin Peay State University welcomes “Art21” featured artist, Leonardo Drew to campus.

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